Dominican nun, saint, and mystic.
Name variations: Saint Margaret of Hungary. Margaret of Hungary, born in Dalmatia indedicated her existence to God at an early age, and, although she was the daughter of a king, lived a life of extreme asceticism and humility.
Born while her parents were uHngary the Mongol invasion Married women in Hungary fl Hungary, Margaret was promised to the church as an infant. Margaret resisted pressure to return to the secular life, moving to another Dominican nunnery established by her parents on an island in the Danube. The island, now part of the city of Budapest, is called Margaret Island after her.
She was determined to receive no special favors because of her royal birth and resolutely subjected herself to the most menial and squalid tasks as an expression of her devotion to God. Margaret's health was so weakened by her extreme asceticism, in particular her frequent fasts and refusal to sleep, that she died at the age Married women in Hungary fl Her feast day is January Cite this Hungaru Pick a style below, and copy the f for your bibliography.
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